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equipment into killing 14.eople, 60 more are in a hospital. there are reports that there are three nato service members who killed, including their afghan translator. nato has not said the nationality of the three nato killed. according to reuters, this is an area of afghanistan that is usually patrolled by u.s. , kohst province. could be u.s. troops injured or dead. we are searching international feeds. we hope to have more later this morning. reporting.nji >> d.c. police investigating a shooting which wounded a man and woman. it happened just after 10:00 at the new york avenue and north capitol street in northwest. in the leg andt shot in the arm. we don't know what led to the shooting. police of not release details on any suspects. >> prince george's county investigating a suspicious apartment fire. this or out before 11:30 last night on livingston terrace in oxon hill. was contained to the second three-story building. no one injured. >> investigators have found the to kidnap a 13-year- old boy at a mcdonald's in silver spring. he was found at the d.c. hospital. he went up to the poi
that killed at least 14 people, including three nato service members. a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle rammed into a patrol. americans have a large presence there. nato is trying to sort out a weekend attack in afghanistan that left two americans dead. the casualties push the number of u.s. personnel killed in afghanistan to 2,000. the circumstances of saturday's violence remains unclear but a fire fight broke out at a checkpoint in eastern afghanistan. what nato hasn't determined so far was the gun battle a result of an insider attack or a deadly misunderstanding. >> reporter: this weekend marked the deadly milestone in afghanistan. 2,000 american soldiers killed since the war began nearly 11 years ago. it happened at a checkpoint in the eastern part of the country. one american soldier, an american contractor and three afghan soldiers were killed in a fire fight. >> the circumstances were somewhat confused but there was a report of insurgent firing taking place which we believe may have been a factor. >> reporter: nato did not say whether this was another in a serious of insider atta
that have killed dozens of nato forces. drew levenson tells us how this a tack marks a grim milestone. [gunfire] >> reporter: this weekend marked a deadly milestone in afghanistan. 2,000 american soldiers killed since the war began nearly 11 years ago t. happened at a checkpoint in the eastern part of the country. one u.s. soldier, an american contractor, and three af began soldiers were kill inside a firefight. >> the serbg is stances were somewhat confused. -- afghan soldiers were killed in a firefight. >> the circumstances were come what confused. >> reporter: nato did not say if it was another of a series of insider attacks where afghan soldiers turned on the coalition troops. the so-called green on blue attacks left 52 forces dead this year. joint operations resumed after being suspended two weeks ago. >> our relationships are very strong, and very effective. >> reporter: still, u.s. commanders are concerned about the attacks. >> well, i am mad as hell about them, to be honest about them. >> reporter: the head of nato forces spoke to "60 minutes". >> we are willing to sacrifi
saakashvili did. we want to go further towards european union and nato. >> thank you very much for that. staying in moscow, a russian court has postponed the punk band pussy riot's appeal after one of them fired her lawyer. they have been given nine days to find a new lawyer. the anti-kremlin trio have been sentenced to two years in jail on a number of charges including disturbing the peace. they staged a protest against vladimir putin earlier this year. >> the women from pussy riot came to the appeal hearing without any great expectations that they would be released, but what came next was surely a shock. one of the trio had decided to break with the defense team. >> i do not exactly know what has happened. we met of three women on friday. one of them confirmed we would continue to work together. something must have happened over the weekend. >> the lawyers believe someone may have pressured her to create discord between the women and their legal representatives. the others are sticking by their story that they did not commit a crime when they staged a protest in the moscow cathedral.
was wearing a police uniform. a nato spokesperson confirmed only that it was a suicide attack. three nato service personnel and their translator were among at least 14 people killed. dozens more people were injured. >> translator: i heard an explosion nearby. i came to the scene and saw the dead bodies of policemen and civilians at the scene. a commander of the quick reaction force was also killed. >> the taliban sent a text >> the taliban sent a text message to nhk claiming responsibility. the nationalities of the soldiers killed are unknown, but most troops in afghanistan are american. the number of u.s. military and civilian personnel killed in afghanistan has now risen to more than 2,000. >>> in another deadly incident, five people were killed when u.s. and afghan soldiers exchanged fire over the weekend. the killings seem to underline the growing sense of mistrust between international troops and afghanistan's own security forces. nhk world's hideki yui reports. >> reporter: two americans, one soldier and one contractor, as well as three afghan troops, died following an exchange of f
. >>> breaking news overnight from afghanistan. nato said three of its troops have been killed by a suicide bomber in the eastern part of the country. the attacker ran his motorcycle packed with explosives into a u.s. military convoy. the u.s. war reached the grim milestone with the death of an american soldier. the death toll now standing at 2,000. >>> and very fresh revelations in the government's botched gun tracking program known as fast and furious. with dozens more firearms being linked to crimes in mexico. guns connected to fast and furious have now been recovered at the sites of murders, kidnappings and at least two brutal massacres. >>> there are reports at the airports. in the past two days, loaded guns have gotten past tsa agents. >> reporter: in the latest black eye for tsa, a loaded .38 caliber gun like this went undetected by screeners. richardson mistakenly 234r50u with it from new orleans to newark. just one day earlier in orlando, they missed another loaded gun. this time in a firefighter's carry-on bag. that gun made it on to the plane. >> it's scary. >> i am voiced they m
of the other stories making headlines around the world today. nato has been concerned that three of their troops have been killed in afghanistan. the device is believed to be -- believed to have been detonated, killing an interpreter as well. the japanese prime minister has appointed a popular foreign minister to his cabinet. the appointment is being seen as an attempt to improve relationships with beijing after a period of high tension over disputed islands in the east china sea. 20 years in prison on charges of setting rebellion, human rights groups have condemned the conviction, saying that it is part of a continued campaign against government critics. the prime minister demanded in june that the journalist be arrested for allegedly plot to overthrow the state. tops go back now to our story of the aging population and the challenges of that across the world. our international correspondent has been following the story and joins us now from our london studio. in many senses, this is the price of success, is it not? >> it is a triumph that so many people are living longer. bette
into a convoy of nato and afghan forces. it happened in an area where the taliban claims responsibility. nato cut back on joint patrols because of the number of insider attacks where supposed afghan security forces have turned on their u.s. and nato partners, calling them green on blue attacks. it was a suspected insider attack or green on blue attack this weekend that brought that number of u.s. military deaths in afghanistan to 2,000. a grim milestone now in the 11-year war. are there any indications the insider attacks speed up the withdrawal date? >>reporter: the u.n. secretary-general hinted so much in brussels in an interview with the guardian newspaper, and the top u.s. commander in afghanistan addressed this issue of insider attacks with cbs on "60 minutes" recently the i am mad at hell. it is reverberating across the united states. we are willing to sacrifice a lawsuit but we are not willing to be murdered for it. >>reporter: after the video went viral, the general ordered the joint patrols be stopped. they were stopped for 10 days. the nato head says they have resumed. >>shepard: th
as the suicide bombing in afghanistan has killed at least 16 people. among them, three american nato service members. that attack happened in the eastern city of khosh near kabul. a suicide bomber apparently riding a motorcycle loaded with explosives crashed his bike into a patrol of international and afghan forces as they exited their vehicles. we're told about 50 people were also hurt in that blast. this video just coming into us. the taliban claiming responsibility for that attack. this latest attack comes as the u.s. marks 2,000 troops killed in afghanistan since the start of the war in 2001. a soldier was shot and killed during a gun fight with afghan soldiers. >>> president obama appears to be winning over voters in states that could decide this election. he leads mitt romney by two percentage points among likely voters nationwide. according to the latest "washington post"/abc news poll. the president leads his republican rival by 11 points among likely voters in swing states. that includes virginia, ohio, and florida. both candidates will spend the next couple of days preparing for th
. >>> the taliban is claiming responsibility for a suicide bomb that killed 18 people including 3 nato troops. international troops were targeted near a market. they have not released the names of those killed but most of the people killed are american. >>> they have reached a grim milestone. at least 2000 u.s. troops have been killed in the conflict. they were killed in a fire fight at a security checkpoint. the soldier who died was based out of fort brag north carolina. >>> they could bring rulings on gay marriages and voting rights. it could come october 10th when they will hear arguments for a firmtive action programs. the court could hear cases involving the defensive marriage act and it challenges the voting rights act. >>> the man accused of murder could have his sentence reduced. it is because of a new law for people sentenced to life in prison while they are juvenile. if they are showing remorse, a judge can reduce their sentence. it could be cut to a 25 year to life sentence. >>> they signed the senate bill and that tries to turn gay or lesbian teens straight. they intend to seek a
or carpool. >>> new this morning there is a suicide bombing including 3 nato troops. that bomb hit a market in coast province. nato has not released the nationality of the victims but most of the victims in that province are americans. >>> mitt romney and president barack obama are preparing for the debate in denver. president barack obama talked about the upcoming debate in los angeles. >> what i am most concerned about is having a serious discussing about what we need to keep the country growing and restore security for hard working americans. >> he will remain in nevada for the debate and chris christy will on draft. this whole race will be turned upside down some thursday morning. >>> one week from today, president barack obama comes back here to the bay area hosting campaign money. he will be hosting a dinner in san francisco. that dinner will be followed by a concert. the concert tickets start at $100 and go up to $7,500 for premium seats and also a chance to take a picture with the president. musical guests have not been announced. >>> and governor jerry brown has signed several bill
nato and afghanistan service members. killed andbeen injured.0 this is an area where u.s. troops patrol on a day-to-day .asis no confirmation this morning nato on whether these were u.s. troops killed. three soldiers were killed and translator was killed as well. the taliban claimed responsibility for this attack. we are trying to get more video and more inflation and hope to later. in the later jummy olabanji reporting. back to you. >> thank you. new this morning, the continues into a shooting which wounded a man and woman. >> this happened after 10:00 night at new york and north capitol in northwest. man was shot in the leg. shot in the arm. police are not saying what led to the shooting or releasing any details on the suspects. >> prince george's county investigating a suspicious apartment fire. out before 11:30 last night in oxon hill. the fire was contained to the second floor of a three-story building. no one injured. what could be in favor of for drivers in the district. occupy dc plans to mark one year since its movement with a protest. protest brianne carter has details. >> goo
this morning." a suicide bomber targets nato troops in afghanistan. at least 14 are dead. we'll ask john miller about the dangerous new link between the taliban and al qaeda. >>> as the candidates focus on wednesday's debate, a top republican predicts we'll see a brand-new race on thursday. >>> around schwarzenegger tells "60 minutes" he still wants his family to forgive him. we'll show you part of that interview you didn't see last night. >>> we begin the today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> breaking news in eastern afghanistan. >> at least three nato troops killed in a suicide plan. >> the attacker ran his motorcycle packed with explos e explosives into a u.s. military convoy. >> after all these years of war? >> the reason for the nato and american intervention is terrorism. terrorism has not gone away. >> governor romney, he's a good debater. i'm just okay. >> governor romney, president obama gearing up for their first presidential debate on wednesday. >> i don't think one of them is going to make or break this campaign. >> thursday morning we're all going to be scratching our h
. >>> a suicide bombing in eastern afghanistan leaves 14 people dead, three nato service members among the victims. we do not know their nationalities yet. the taliban is claiming responsibility for this blast. the afghan interior ministry says the attacker drove a motorcycle packed with explosives into a group of soldiers and afghan police on patrol. >> this was a scene outside the building for the punk rock band pussy riot. protesters scuffled with police. some got hauled away. while that was going on outside. inside the hearing was being postponed until october 10th. one of the members says she wants to fire her lawyers because she disagrees how they're actually handle this case. you probably remember these three women in the group were sentenced to two years in prison for performing a song critical of president vladimir putin in a cathedral. the women are all appealing their sentences. >>> at least 28,000 people killed so far in the civil war in syria. now the syrian government as the foreign minister says he is going to be addressing the u.n. general assembly. our foreign affairs corresponden
, too. >> the number of troops killed has been brought to 2000. nato has not said whether it considers the incident an insider attack. local officials said the battle was the result of a misunderstanding between international forces and afghan soldiers. in syria, more than 30,000 people have died since the syrian conflict began in march of 2011. sunday marked another day of >> a new wave of attacks as opposition activists reported an escalation of violence in damascus. >> according to opposition activists and other. >> the voice heard talking describes an assault on the neighborhood saying that massive raids have been happening in that shelling had been taking place there. battles continued to rage. one member to video shows army members in a shootout with the syrian army. in the video, you see what appears to be rubble's shooting around the corner of the building. the syrian media reported that government forces have targeted terrorists and their vehicles, opposition activists say clashes between syrian government forces and rebel forces have only intensified. >> if you think your
? >> tracie, thank you. >>> nato forces in afghanistan say three international service members and their translator were killed in a suicide bombing in the eastern part of the country this morning. the attack comes on a grim milestone of the war in afghanistan on sunday with the death of the 2000th u.s. service member. relations between international forces and their afghan partners have been pushed to the breaking point by a surge of insider attacks by afghan allies. >>> on this first monday in october the u.s. supreme court begins its new term today. the justices are expected to consider a number of controversial issues. nbc's francis coe has more. >> reporter: one case the court will hear involves the practice of considering race for college admissions. abigail fisher sued after she was rejected by the university of texas at austin. >> there were people in my class with lower grades who weren't in the activities i was in who were being accepted. the only other difference between us was the color of our skin. >> reporter: defenders of the practice say students are better prep
. the president is staying in colorado for a rally there. veronica? >> thank you. >>> nato forces in afghanistan say three international service members and their translator were killed in a suicide bombing in the eastern part of the country this morning. this as the war in afghanistan reached a grim milestone sunday with a death of the 2,000th u.s. service member. nbc's chief foreign correspondent richard engel has the details. >> reporter: there has been another insider attack, the so called green on blue attack, when afghan troops attack and kill their american partners. so far, this year, these kind of attacks have led to at least 20% of american combat deaths in afghanistan. a group of american soldiers were manning a check point, a vehicle control point, when they were approached by two afghan troops. the afghan soldiers walked up to the americans, they exchanged a few words with them. it's not exactly sure what was said between the american soldiers and the afghan soldiers. but then one of the afghan soldiers pulled out a weapon, opened fire, killed an american soldier, killed an american
in afghanistan. e were soldiers serving nato-led international security assistance course. civilians and an afghan interpreter also died. was driving a motorcycle loaded with explosives and rammed it into the side of a military vehicle on patrol. accused ofman killing a new york school expected innt is court today. anthony taglianetti was arrested shenandoah county on friday. in a prince william courtroom for an hearing just moments ago. he is charged with killing keith outside his new york home last month. wifeuspect's estranged reportedly having an affair with him. not comment on the reports when she spoke with us. we will have more tonight at news.n abc 7 a new hearing date has been set shooting accused of at the family research council in downtown d.c. floyd corkins ii pleaded not guilty and was found competent to stand trial. he was expected in court today. on october 26. the remains in jail. prosecutors say they walked into the conservative lobbying group august, whereg in security guard in the arm. , he said he did like the group's politics. the supreme court is back in from a
on gay marriage, also, and voting rights. >>> a suicide bomber kills at least 14 people including nato soldiers in afghanistan. this bomber wore an afghan police uniform and drove a motorcycle packed with explosives ramming into a group of soldiers. the taliban has claimed responsibility. >>> your washington nationals taking on the phillies right now at nats park, the magic number to clinch the nl east is one. so a nats win or braves loss is all we need. today's game one of a three game series with phillies, the last regular season games of this year. >>> after tonight's game just about everyone will hop into their cars or jump onto metro leaving the area around nats park a ghosttown. where is all the housing, businesses and restaurants that were supposed to come along with the new stadium? local lawyer mark towie led the team that helped bring baseball back to washington and the construction of nationals park. >> the recession, the economy has been in a situation the last few years where financing, construction financing, has not been as available, but i'm told by a number of develope
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. >>> a suicide bomber in afghanistan killed at least 14 people, including three nato service members. the attack happened early this morning in eastern afghanistan in the city of khosh near kabul. check out this video. early reports say a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle loaded with explosives crashed his bike into a patrol of international and afghan forces as they exited their vehicles. the troops were preparing to patrol the market area. officials say the taliban have claimed responsibility for the many booing. live at the news desk, tony tull. aaron and angie, back to you. >> tony, thanks. >>> police are investigating a shooting in northwest. it happened after 10:00 last night at new york avenue and north capitol street. police found a man shot in the arm and a woman shot in the leg. they are expected to be okay. no word yet on if the shooter has been identified. >>> a traffic alert for drivers this morning. work on a major street scape project on "u" street begins today. crews will begin digging trenches along the half mile of "u" street between 9th and 14th streets. new sidewalks and dra
. officials say the bomber drove a motorcycle packed with explosives into a joint patrol of afghan and nato forces in the eastern part of the country. three nato service officers and four afghan police officers were among those killed. just this past weekend two americans were kimmed in an insider attack that may have involved insurgents in kabul. the top u.s. commander in afghanistan told cbs's "60 minutes" just how he feels about a spike in these so-called green on blue attacks. >> well, i'm mad as hell about them to be honest with you. we're going to get after this. it reverberates everywhere. across the united states. we're -- we're willing to sacrifice a lot for this campaign. we're not willing to be murdered for it. >> u.s. troops have been training afghan forces to defend their country as america plans to pull out of afghanistan by the end of 2014. >>> the obama administration now defending its original assessment of the attack that killed four americans in libya on september 11th. they are no longer calling it spontaneous violence sparked by outrage over that anti-islam trailer. but
." a suicide bomber targets nato troops in afghanistan and 14 are dead. we'll ask john miller about the link between the taliban and al qaeda. >> as the candidates focus on wednesday's debate a top republican predicts we'll see a brand new race on thursday. >> arnold schwarzenegger tells "60 minutes" he still wants his family to forgive him. we'll show you part of that interview you didn't see last night. >> we begin this morning with today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >>> breaking news in eastern afghanistan. >> at least three nato troops killed in a suicide blast. >> the attacker ran his motorcycle past explosives into a u.s. military convoy. >> the reason for the nato/american intervention, terrorism has not gone away. >> governor romney is an excellent debater. i'm just okay. >> governor rom the high, president obama gearing up for their first president debate on wednesday. >> i don't think one event is going make-or-break this campaign. >> thursday morning you'll be scratching your head and say wow we have a barn burner now in this race. >> maria asked you why didn't you tell
of speeding up the withdrawal date and getting our people out of there? >> it's interesting the head of nato in brussels today rasmussen essentially hinted as much with an interview with the guardian newspaper. general john allen the top u.s. commander in afghanistan expressed his frustration. >> i am mad as hell about it to be honest with you. we're going to get after this. it reverberates everywhere across the united states. we're willing to sacrifice a lot for this campaign. but we're not willing to be murdered for it. >> allen is the first top level general to, excuse me, rasmussen is the top person to, at this point in nato to suggest any sort of change in the withdrawal deadline general allen from used at the inability to stop these kind of insider attacks, shepard. >> shepard: jennifer griffin at the pentagon. thanks so much. meantime journalists in afghanistan are celebrating a small victory for freedom of the press. the afghan government has agreed to drop some of its proposed new restrictions on reporters there among the changes, getting rid of a special court for accusations of me
army official calls it a misunderstanding between nato-led forces and afghan soldiers manning a check point. in iraq at least 26 people were killed in a series of coordinated car bomb attacks. nearly 100 others were hurt. no one has claimed responsibility. but one official called it a rallying cry by sunni extremists trying to undermine confidence in the shiite led government. nearly 200 iraqis have died in sectarian violence there this month. in syria a new wave of attacks erupted today as rebels battled government forces once again. aleppo, syria's largest city, has been the site of fierce fighting this weekend. holy williams has more. >> reporter: the syrian rebels are targeting the government's air-bases. this video was posted on-line and claims to show opposition fighters firing at a military airport just outside of aleppo. their goal is to weaken the regime's air force. government warplanes have bombarded rebel positions, and their lightly armed opposition is normally powerless to stop them. but much of the fighting is still at street level. this internet video appears to come f
to the voting rights act. >>> a fox news alert for you. three nato troops and a translator killed in a homicide bombing in eastern afghanistan along with at least 10 other people. the attacker drove a motorcycle packed with explosives right into the troops that were patrolling a market. the taliban claiming responsibility for this. the attack comes a day after two americans were killed in a shootout between afghan american troops. >>> two people are dead and one person in critical condition after a shooting at a florida vfw post. a motorcycle club several arms men reportedly showed up firing weapons. it looked like a fight between two motorcycle groups. several people were arrested but no one has been charged yet. >>> a cameraman who accompanied iran's president for the u.n. general assembly is seeking asylum. he didn't say when he defected. this comes a week after mahmoud ahmadinej ahmadinejad's top advisor gave controversial material about the premiere leader. lindsay lohan can'tut of trouble. the actress calling police over the weekend claiming she had been chokeed by a party pal in her new
there. veronica? >> tracie, we appreciate it. thank you. >>> nato forces in afghanistan say three international service members and their translator were killed in a suicide bombing in the eastern part of the country this morning. this as the war in afghanistan reached a grim milestone sunday with a death of the 2,000th u.s. service member. nbc's chief foreign correspondent richard engel has the details. >> reporter: there has been another insider attack, the so-called green on blue attack, when afghan troops attack and kill their american partners. so far, this year, these kind of attacks have led to at least 20% of american combat deaths in afghanistan. a group of american soldiers were manning a checkpoint, a vehicle control point, when they were approached by two afghan troops. the afghan soldiers walked up to the americans, they exchanged a few words with them. it's not exactly sure what was said between the american soldiers and the afghan soldiers. but then one of the afghan soldiers pulled out a weapon, opened fire, killed an american soldier, killed an american contractor
including three nato troops were killed in a suicide bombing just this morning. the taliban claiming responsibility for that attack it following a grim milestone over the weekend where the killing of an american serviceman late saturday pushed the total number of u.s. military deaths in s is in the war to 2000. nbc is live in kabul with the latest on this. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. three more americans, according to afghan officials were killed today in that attack that you mentioned. apparently a suicide bomber joined an american patrol. the three americans were killed along with an interpreter they were using and 12 afghans, that includes 12 afghan soldiers and civilians. the taliban did claim responsibility for that attack. over the weekend, an american civilian was killed in an attack, when afghan soldiers fired upon them, they then fired back upon the afghans killing at least three afghan soldiers this weekend. that milestone you mentioned, willie, that's 2,000 this weekend that died within afghanistan, but we've reached that 2,000 level months before, including
nato troops. >>> now international troops near a market in cost province, so far they have not released the nationalities but most of the troops in that province are americans. >> hundreds of protesters are gathering near a u.s. base and they are protesting the deployment of the aircraft. they landed this morning and many of the people in that area opposed the use earlier this year. >>> the obama campaign says don't expect any zingers from the debate. he talked about the upcoming showdown during a rally yesterday. >> what i am most concerned about is having a serious discussing about what we need to do to keep the country growing and restore security for hard working americans. john mccain has debated for mitt romney and he is not expecting any major break throughs this moment. >> i can't remember whether it was the last time it was one of these comments that grabbed everybody's attention. he turned the race upside down and the debate will be campaigning in colorado today. >> well one week from today, he returns to raise some campaign cash. he will be hosting a dinner in san francisco a
san francisco. >> nato forces in afghanistan saying that at last this morning from a suicide bomber has killed three international service members. we hear that those three may have been americans. they're among 16 killed including police officers. the talent and is claiming responsibility for the attacks. at least 30 people were killed in a wave of coordinated bombings against and i rock. it is the deadliest day and i brought in nearly a month. the shia muslim communities these appeared to be the main target for these attacks. the bombings, and just after several inmates have escaped from prison. alcott and members escape that were serving death sentences. >> oakland police are investigating an early morning car fire that broke out about 1:00 this morning. you can see by this video the front half of that are engulfed in flames. rescue crews were brought and. someone at work at motel 6 spot of that car and called 911. the firefighters put that out quickly and they are investigating possible arson. a man and woman were injured in a drive by sitting shooting that happened late last ni
pain away all day. back to the news. >>three americans serving with nato forces in eastern afghanistan were killed today in a suicide bombing attack. in all 14 people were killed and 37-others were injured. witnesses tell reuters the bomber was wearing a police uniform and drove a motorcycle strapped with explosives. the afghan taliban is claiming responsibility for the attack. the bombing follows the killing of two americans on sunday during a shoot out with afghan forces. >>a decade after the infamous washington, d.c. sniper murders, one of the convicted snipers says he feels like the worst scum on the planet. lee malvo was 17 when he and john muhammad went on a shooting spree that left 10 people dead over a 23-day period. muhammad was executed. malvo will spend the rest of his life in prison. he told a newspaper interiewer, he knows he's a monster. and he still lives with the pain he felt when he first saw the face of a man whose wife he murdered. >> [music] president obama and republican presidential candidate mitt romney are getting ready for their first campaign deb
a fight between u.s. and afghan forces. a soldier and a contractor were killed in that fight. nato has classified the incident asen insider attack. this weekend's death raises the american toll in the afghanistan war to 2000 u.s. service members who have been killed since the invasion in 2001. most u.s. and foreign troops are scheduled to be out of afghanistan by the end of 2014. >>> the supreme court starts a new session today. a number of big cases are going to be considering moving on throughout the year. they're including issues related to same-sex marriage, privacy issues related to d.n.a. evidence, and yesterday six out of the nine justices attended an annual red mass at st. catholic's cathedral. during the homily, they warned the justices not confuse what's popular with what's best for society. >>> if you have to go through downtown d.c., you might want to allow extra time or take a different route to work. today marks the one-year anniversary of the occupy d.c. demonstrations. they plan to shut down k street to commemorate the anniversary. k street is home to many top lobbyists
nato troops have been killed in attacks by afghan soildiers and police, or insurgents disguised in their uniforms. the governor honored fallen illinois servicemen and women in their families today at a ceremony >> banners were presented to a dozen illinois mothers whose sons and daughters have died in combat while serving their country >> in one of his rare appearances since starting chemotherapy treatements francis cardinal george celebrated mass at a shrine to mother cabrini. the shrine of saint frances xavier cabrini opens to the public tomorrow. the space used to be part of columbus hospital where mother cabrini lived, worked and died. cardinal george acknowledged the missionary sisters of the sacred heart of jesus, who have worked for a decade to have the shrine reopened. and ... he read a message from pope benedict the 16th. it will be in the center of the city... god's loving prec sence >> the sanctuary will be open to people of all faiths. >> parishioners turned out to show support and say goodbye to a beloved south side priest who battled violence, racism and pove
four people are dead, including three nato soldiers, after a suicide bombing in afghanistan. a suicide bomber drove a motorcycle full of explosives into police headquarters. it happened in the eastern city of khost. four police officers were killed in the blast and three other people. this is latest attack as the u.s. marks 2,000 soldiers killed in afghanistan since the start of the war in 2001. on saturday, a soldier was shot and killed during a gun fight with afghan soldiers. >>> three were killed, four others hurt in a drone strike in pakistan. it happened in the town of mir ali in waziristan. that region is known for hiding several several terrorist groups. >>> shortly after 10:00 last night, a call for shots fired near new york avenue and north capitol street. when they arrived, they found a woman shot in the arm and a man shot in the leg. both were alert and breathing. they were taken to a nearby hospital and expected to be okay. no word on if the shooter has been identified. >>> today a controversial coal fired power plant in alexandria will close. the gen on plant on north 49th
americans. the bomber drove into a nato patrol. doug mcelway joins us live. it was a couple weeks ago the u.s. suspended patrols with afghan soldiers because of these insider attacks. have these joint patrols resumed now? >> reporter: they have. they resumed last thursday and the insider attacks have also resumed. not only the attack you just mentioned but also the suicide bomber attack, homicide bomber attack. the motorcycle laden with explosives drove into that marketplace. critics say this attacks reflect an obama foreign policy that refuses to acknowledge the reality on the ground. u.s. marines are tying tourniquets to their legs in hopes of surviving ied attacks before they go out on patrol. >> we are going to get after this. it reverit. it reverberates. we are willing to sacrifice a lot for this campaign but we are not willing to be murdered for it. >> reporter: the death toll reached 2,000 over the weekend. martha: what is the afghan point of view as far as we can glean about these insider attacks? >> reporter: critics say the obama administration has set a date for withdrawal extra.
nato troops in afghanistan. authorities say the bomb hit a group of afghan police and international troops. nato has not told us the nashalitys of those who were killed. but most of the troops in that province are americans. in japan, hundreds of protesting are -- are protesting six osprey aircrafts in -- okanago. >>> the first presidential debate is wednesday. there are varying degrees of expectations ahead of the debate in november. here's what chris christie had to say as he made the rounds. >> on wednesday night, mott is gonna be standing on the -- mitt romney is gonna be standing on the same side of the stage as president obama. the entire race of this presidency is gonna be changing. >> he's a good debater, mitt romney. >> let's go to jamie dupree via skype what. is being said -- skype. what is being said? >> reporter: well, usually, my guy is gonna be -- he's the champ and has been. mitt romney has had a lot more speniance in the last year or so -- experience in the last year or so. think about all of those debates for the gop nomination. romney always seemed to come ready to
afghanistan overnight. nato says three of its troops have been killeden a bombing. the interpreter also died. this comes after an american service member was killed over the weekend in a fire fight with afghan troops. abc's mohamed lila reports. >> reporter: some are describing this as a fire fight between american troops and the afghan soldiers they were working alongside. for reasons that aren't yet clear it appears there was some sort of confrontation at one of the many check points that american troops are often stationed at. there was an exchange of gunfire. at first the coalition called it an "insider attack" at the hand of afghan forces. later they said, the taliban might have been involved. now whatever the reason, the 2,000th american killed in afghanistan is a grim milestone. this comes just as we are days away from the 11-year anniversary of combat in afghanistan. and there is another number to kid. 68,000 american troops are now in afghanistan and increasingly under threat not just from their enemies, but also their so-called allies. m >>> the family of a california woman is hopi
of unsuspected troops, exchanged a few words and opened fire. u.s. forces then shot back. nato has not said whether it considers it an inside attack at this point. the number of troops killed since the u.s.-led invasion in 2001 is now exactly 2,000. >>> the first presidential debate of the campaign is in three days. today, both parties were trying to lower expectations, which is typical. what wasn't typical today is what anne romney had to say about her husband and her concerns if he becomes president. nbc bay area's kristin walker has the latest. >> reporter: with four mock debates under his bet, the president will rally supporters in nevada before jumping in to the debate preps ring with senator john kerry, his sparring partner, channelling mitt romney. in an iowa poll out today, president obama got another boost, leaving governor romney by four points, 49 to 45%. the president at ease, even making fun of his own gaffe. >> i want to see us export more jobs. export more products. excuse me. excuse me -- i was channelling my opponent there for a second. >> reporter: last week romney hinting
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